The Great Korean Road Trip – Day 2 – Ganghwa Dolmens

Distance Traveled Today: 72km

Distance Traveled Total: 158km

When I was filling out my potential itinerary of things to do, I had “Ganghwa-do” as a single activity, expecting to be here no more than a few hours. However, a few recommendations later from a very helpful guy at the information booth and my itinerary filled up. I doubled back from Kyodong Island onto Ganghwa to check out the Read more

The Great Korean Road Trip – Day 1 – Kyodong Island

Distance Traveled Today: 86km

Distance Traveled Total: 86km (it’s day 1!)

Outside of the wonderfully short seasons of spring and fall, you’re unfortunately at the mercy of the weather when it comes to travel in Korea. From the snowy season to the current torrential storm season, you have to kind of amend your plans accordingly. While I would have liked to have headed east towards Chuncheon for some delicious dalk galbi, it was less likely to rain west, so I headed to the island of Read more

Gochang, Hwasun, and Ganghwa Dolmen Sites
A four column dolmen.
A four column “checker-board” dolmen.

Location: Gochang, Hwasun, and Ganghwa, South Korea (3 locations)
Visited: June, 2012 and Sept, 2013
Site Type: Cultural
Inscribed: 2000


Opinion and Background:

I know what you are thinking… what the heck is a dolmen?

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